Resolutions

List of Resolutions in force
as of the Seventh Meeting of the Parties (Nov. 2019)

 

MANAGEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT
 Information and Communication 
1.14Adopting a Logo for the Agreement and Conditions of its Use 
4.21ACCOBAMS Logos: Conditions of Use 
 Strengthen involvement of all ACCOBAMS Bodies 
1.2Establishment of the Permanent Secretariat for the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area 
1.4 Establishing the Sub Regional Co-ordination Unit for the Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area 
1.5 Establishment of the Sub Regional Co-ordination Unit for the Black Sea 
3.28 Support to the Secretariat 
4.2 Approval of the Headquarter Agreement with the Host Country 
6.2Amendment to the Headquarters Agreement with the Host Country 
6.4Amendements to the rules of procedures to the Bureau 
7.2Functional structure and Personnel of the ACCOBAMS Permanent Secretariat
 
7.3Recruitment procedure for the Executive Secretary 
7.7Scientific Committee 
7.9 ACCOBAMS Partners 
 Reinforce collaboration with other Organisations and key Stakeholders 
2.2Strengthening Links with UNEP and CMS 
2.22Relation with IUCN 
2.30Recognizing the Important Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Cetacean Conservation 
3.8Strengthening Collaboration with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean 
4.8Contribution from ACCOBAMS to the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive 
5.8Rio + 20: perspectives for the ACCOBAMS 
6.11A Strategical Alliance concerning Management and Conservation Measures for the Mediterranean Environment between the Secretariats of ACCOBAMS,
GFCM, UNEP/MAP through SPA/RAC, and IUCN-Med, in Collaboration with MedPAN
 
6.12Implementation of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) and Relevant Ecosystem Approach Processes (EcAP) 
 7.17Global post 2020 biodiversity framework: ACCOBAMS mobilization 
 Ensure adequate funding, particularly for Conservation Activities 
1.7Establishment of a Supplementary Conservation Grants Fund 
3.6Procedure for Submission of Projects 
7.5ACCOBAMS Funding Strategy 
7.6Work Programme & Budget for the triennium 2020-2022 
 7.8Procedure for the ACCOBAMS call for proposals for projects to be funded under the Supplementary Conservation Grants Fund 
 Implementation of and Compliance with ACCOBAMS 
1.8Establishment of a triennial national report format for the Agreement on the conservation of cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic Area 
3.7ACCOBAMS online reporting system 
4.6Format for national implementation reports of the Agreement 
4.18Guidelines on the granting of exceptions to Article II, paragraph 1, for the purpose of non-lethal in situ research in the Agreement area 
4.19Model measures for the conservation of cetaceans 
4.24ACCOBAMS Strategy (period 2013-2023) 
5.1ACCOBAMS long term strategy 2014-2025 
5.4ACCOBAMS Follow-up Procedure 
6.8Amendments to the Follow-up Procedure 
6.9Format for National Implementation Reports 
7.4ACCOBAMS Strategy 
7.6Work Programme and Budget for the triennium 2020-2022 
 ACCOBAMS Extension area 
A/4.1Amendments: Extension of the ACCOBAMS geographical scope 
6.10Acceptance of the Amendments on the Extension of the ACCOBAMS Geographical Scope 
 CONSERVATION ACTIONS
  Cetacean Population Estimates and Distribution 
6.13Comprehensive Cetacean population estimates and distribution in the ACCOBAMS Area 
7.10Improving monitoring and assessment of cetacean population abundance and distribution in the ACCOBAMS area 
 Population Structure
3.9Guidelines for the Establishment of a System of Tissue Banks within the ACCOBAMS Area and the Ethical Code 
6.14Population Structure Studies 
 Monitoring Cetaceans’ status
3.19Assessment of IUCN Red List of Cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas 
6.15Assessment of IUCN Conservation Status in the ACCOBAMS Area 
 Interaction with fisheries
2.12Guidelines for the Use of Acoustic Deterrent Devices 
2.13Pelagic Gillnets 
2.21Assessment and Mitigation of the Adverse Impacts of Interactions between Cetaceans and Fishing Activities in the ACCOBAMS Area 
2.25Prey Depletion 
A/3.1Amendment of the Annex 2 to the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area Related to the Use of Driftnets 
4.9Fisheries Interactions with Cetaceans 
7.11Interactions between Fisheries and Cetaceans 
 Anthropogenic Noise
2.16Assessment and Impact Assessment of Man-Made Noise 
3.10Guidelines to Address the Impact of Anthropogenic Noise on Marine Mammals in the ACCOBAMS Area 
5.15Addressing the Impact of Anthropogenic Noise 
6.17Anthropogenic Noise 
6.18Implementation of an ACCOBAMS Certification for Highly Qualified Marine Mammals Observers 
7.13Anthropogenic Noise 
 Ship Strikes
7.12Ship Strikes
 
 Cetacean Watching
3.23Commercial Whale-Watching: Towards a Label 
4.7Guidelines for Commercial Cetacean Watching Activities in the ACCOBAMS Area 
6.20Commercial Cetacean Watching Activities in the ACCOBAMS Area 
7.16Commercial cetacean watching activities 
 Climate Change
4.14Climate Change 
 Species Conservation Plans
1.12Conservation of the Black Sea Tursiops truncatus : Bottlenose Dolphin 
3.11Conservation Plan for Black Sea Cetaceans 
4.13Conservation of the Mediterranean Short-Beaked Common Dolphin 
5.12Work Towards a Conservation Plan for Fin Whales in the Mediterranean Sea 
5.13Conservation of Cuvier’s Beaked Whales in the Mediterranean 
6.21Species Conservation and Management Plans 
 Captivity related issues
3.13Dolphin Interaction Programmes 
3.20Guidelines on the Release of Cetaceans into the Wild 
5.14Live Removals of Bottlenose Dolphins in the Black Sea (Tursiops truncatus) 
 Public Awareness
2.23Education Strategy and Programs 
 Functional Stranding Networks and Responses to Emergency Situations
1.10Cooperation between National Networks of Cetacean Strandings and the Creation of a Database 
2.10Facilitation of Exchange of Tissue Samples 
3.25Cetacean Live Stranding 
4.16Guidelines for a Coordinated Cetacean Stranding Response 
6.22Cetacean Live Strandings 
7.14Best practices in monitoring and management of cetacean stranding 

Marine Debris

 7.15Assessing marine litter impacts on cetaceans 
 Capacity to Use Cetacean Photo Identification Methods
2.28On the Promotion of Photo-Identification Activities 
Capacity Building for Other Cetacean Conservation Issues
2.11Facilitation of Scientific Research Campaigns and Programs 
6.23Capacity Building 
 Protected Areas for Cetaceans
3.22Marine Protected Areas for Cetaceans 
4.15Marine Protected Areas of Importance for Cetacean Conservation 
6.24New Areas of Conservation of Cetacean Habitats